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Legal education in crisis?

  The Council for Higher Education (CHE) released its outcomes of the National Review of the LLB qualification in April. The document sites four universities who were issued with a […]

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Legal practitioners fighting for constitutional democracy

By Paul Hoffman SC At the most recent KwaZulu-Natal Law Society annual general meeting the guest speaker was former President Kgalema Motlanthe. In the article, ‘Role of lawyers in a […]

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The law reports – May 2017

March 2017 (2) South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 335); [2017] 1 All South African Law Reports December (pp 313 – 667); 2017 (4) Butterworths Constitutional Law Reports – […]

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Future of the LSSA discussed

On 16 March, councillors of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) attended a special council meeting to discuss the role of the organisation post the full enactment of the […]

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The doctrine of precedent and the value of s 39(2) of the Constitution

By Bayethe Maswazi The principle of stare decisis is a juridical command to the courts to respect decision already made in a given area of the law. The practical application […]

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The law reports – April 2017

February 2017 (1) South African Law Reports (pp 333 – 653); [2016] 3 All South African Law Reports August (pp 345 – 667); [2016] 4 All South African Law Reports […]

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No more free copy of De Rebus?

As the profession readies itself for the imminent changes that will be brought about by the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014 (LPA), we at De Rebus have considered what […]

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Demanding your interest – a new era for sectional titles

By Tertius Maree A new era for sectional title schemes, in fact for ‘community schemes’ was introduced on 7 October 2016 with the publication (GN R1231 GG40335/7-10-2016) of the regulations […]

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The law reports – March 2017

January 2017 (1) South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 322); [2016] 4 All South African Law Reports October (pp 1 – 297); [2016] 4 All South African Law Reports […]

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Legal Practice Act fatigue?

As we usher in the New Year, we should be mindful of the important happenings of the year that was, which will continue to take centre focus in 2017 and […]

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